Common Used to Sell Michael Jordan's Game-Worn Sneakers in Chicago

When he was a ballboy for the Bulls.

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Did you know that rapper Common used to be a ballboy for the Chicago Bulls? Apparently in that role he had access to Michael Jordan's game-worn sneakers, which he says he would sell to people in Chicago.

The rapper talked about getting Jordan's sneakers in an appearance this morning on Live! with Kelly and Michael.

"I used to get his gym shoes and everything," Common remembers. "That was my buddy when I was a ballboy. It was an incredible job—people in my neighborhood loved me because I would get the gym shoes, I actually would sell them."

The Chicago-born rapper also tells a story of a time he forged the NBA great's autograph for someone at the urging of Jordan himself.